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VW Bulli camper bus #5: Emblem, Chapter 4

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Blog entry by Dutchy posted 12-31-2017 04:08 PM 739 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 4: Front part 1, Chapter 3 Part 5 of VW Bulli camper bus series Part 6: Small cabin parts, Chapter 5 »

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This is the blog of the building of the VW bus according my pattern.
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This build is from the prototype and after this is done I always do some changes in the drawing where necessary. So the final plan is a little (better) different. I used mostly Chery and Ash for the build.
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. Comments are much appreciated.
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See also the blog of htl

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/



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stefang

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#1 posted 12-31-2017 04:22 PM

Looks Perfect. Similar process as for making a feature ring segment for a segmented woodturned vessel.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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htl

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#2 posted 12-31-2017 04:35 PM

Beautiful project in itself!!!
Love the washer idea to get to the right size.
Now you’ve got enough for a couple a VW’s.

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs here on Lumber Jocks.. http://lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/116729

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LittleBlackDuck

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#3 posted 12-31-2017 09:58 PM

You make it look too easy…

PS. I am convinced that Dutchmen are crazy… no not your emblem… or even clogs… can even ignore the dykes, the Amsterdam pot cafes and rubber bands for clamps… BUT… a plane over a metal jaw vice,

it’s not like you’re playing with big hunks of trees…

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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crowie

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#4 posted 12-31-2017 10:06 PM

Dutchy, You have patience of a saint sir….

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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Dutchy

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#5 posted 12-31-2017 10:33 PM



Dutchy, You have patience of a saint sir….

- crowie

No I don’t .

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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Dutchy

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#6 posted 12-31-2017 10:41 PM


. BUT… a plane over a metal jaw vice,

- LittleBlackDuck

Are you crazy? Have a second watch and you will see that the knife is free from the vise.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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LittleBlackDuck

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#7 posted 01-01-2018 02:29 AM


Are you crazy?
- Dutchy

Proudly!

Have a second watch and you will see that the knife is free from the vise.

- Dutchy


I keep telling my missus that 3” is LONG… Now, if that was true… you have clearance…however, in real life the distance looks short…

Nevertheless… I did note that you are “clear” of the vice… just… OK, my (little) bad! I just cringe when I see cutting blades near metal… and complimenting you for everything was getting boring…

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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George_SA

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#8 posted 01-01-2018 09:03 AM

WOW !

-- Sometimes life gets in the way of one's woodworking :)

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Edwin

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#9 posted 01-01-2018 07:29 PM

I was wondering how that was done . Thanks for sharing Dutchy

-- Ed Port Republic

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